withdrawal

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with·draw·al

noun \-ˈdr(ə-)l\

Definition of WITHDRAWAL

1
a : a pathological retreat from objective reality (as in some schizophrenic states) b : social or emotional detachment
2
a : the discontinuance of administration or use of a drug b : the syndrome of often painful physical and psychological symptoms that follows discontinuance of an addicting substance <a heroin addict going through withdrawal>

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